Nagasaki Peace Memorial Hall for the Atomic Bomb Victims, Nagasaki

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Reflect on the horrors of war at Nagasaki Peace Memorial Hall for the Atomic Bomb Victims, a monument constructed as a place to remember and pray for those killed in the atomic bombings of 1945. Take in the stark, symbolic architecture of the hall, designed by Akira Kuryu and built from 2000 to 2002. Walk through the 12 pillars of light, symbolic of the hope for peace, and visit the lower and upper levels to view sobering photos, memoirs, and personal accounts regarding the appalling event. After dark, fiber optic lights shine on a body of water, commemorating those who perished. Using our international travel planner, Nagasaki attractions like Nagasaki Peace Memorial Hall for the Atomic Bomb Victims can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Nagasaki Peace Memorial Hall for the Atomic Bomb Victims is a place where you go and remember the victims . The hall is decorated with origami cranes with colors and shapes.  more »
  • Man's inhumanity to man can lead to atrocities such as the bombing of both Hiroshima and Nagasaki. The Peace Memorial Hall devotes space to sharing the horrors of what an atomic bomb does and how the ...  more »
  • Again, I think if you only visit one it would have more impact, but as we had been to Hiroshima first, this wasn't as impressive. But - don't let that sway you from going. Nagasaki itself is a beautif...  more »
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  • Very attractive, informative and with a lot of details designed. You get not bored as in some other museums. Nothing for small children. You get to see pictures of harmed and dead people. It is worth a visit!
  • Moving museum with lots of information on the atom bombing of Nagasaki. Heart wrenching.
  • I sad about this city naga saki so many millions people die
  • Also, spent sometime , to view this memorial columns and tiles designed to remember those who perished on 9 Aug 1945 at 11.05 am.
  • There were recorded audio from the first person experienced victims.

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Across the hills of Nagasaki you'll find a welcome number of places to stay, and a welcome degree of variation between them. Look around the main train station for the greatest number of options, with high-rise blocks containing hotels both basic and luxury. Following the train line both north and south of this central area, guesthouses and hostels crowd around the stations, and clusters of modern hotels mark out popular commercial districts. Rental apartments throughout the city provide a good budget-friendly option for those planning on staying for a little while.
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